Chancellor of Austria facts for kids
|Chancellor of Austria|
|Executive branch in Austrian Politics
Chancellery of Austria
National Security Council
|Seat||Ballhausplatz, Innere Stadt, Vienna|
|Appointer||President of Austria|
|Term length||No fixed term (usually five years)|
|Constituting instrument||Constitution of Austria|
|Precursor||Minister-President of the Austrian Empire|
|First holder||Karl Renner|
|Deputy||Vice-Chancellor of Austria|
The Federal Chancellor is the head of government in Austria. His or her deputy is the Vice-Chancellor. Before 1918, the office was the same as Minister-President of Austria. The Federal Chancellor (also known more simply as the Chancellor) is the most powerful person in Austrian politics.
The Chancellor is chosen by the President of Austria.
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